Snarky Puppy’s Mark Lettieri is a Grammy-winning musician who’s enlivening instrumental guitar. He is an award-winning guitarist, composer and producer. He built his chops working in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex’s gospel and R&B scene, which lead to his joining Snarky Puppy in 2008. Aside from Snarky Puppy, Lettieri has spent time on the road with neo-soul icon Erykah Badu, Phillip Phillips, and many others.
To his fans, he has become beloved for the hybridity of his styles and mastery of technique. While building the breadth of his own project, he has simultaneously made available tutorial lessons to aspiring guitarists. As a composer/bandleader, Lettieri has released three albums: Knows in 2011, Futurefun in 2013, and most recently, Spark and Echo in 2016 (Ropeadope Records).
Mark is also known for his sizable fanbase and social media network, with over 100,000 followers on Instagram, and growing.
“Guitarist Mark Lettieri got an extended moment in the spotlight that highlighted the impeccable musicianship of the entire ensemble … His funky, fleet-fingered lines gave way to Prince-like jabs, and those few spidery guitar riffs are what drew the biggest applause from the crowd.” — Los Angeles tImes
“guitar wiz” — Music Radar